Travel Story Time – Preschool

Opening Song

Book: Pigs Ahoy! By David McPhail

Pigs Ahoy! book cover

Song: “Take a Trip Out on the Sea” – Brian Vogan and His Good Buddies: Born to Wiggle

Book: Charlie’s Superhero Underpants by Paul Bright, illustrated by Lee Wildish

Charlie's Superhero Underpants book cover

Song: “Blow Up Your Balloon” – The Wiggles: Splish, Splash, The Big Red Boat!

Book: Making the Moose out of Life by Nicholas Oldland (abridged)

Making the Moose Out of Life book cover

Song: “The Airplane Song” – Laurie Berkner: Whaddaya Think of That?

Closing Rhyme

Craft: Cork rafts with time for creative play

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Spring Story Time – Toddler

Opening song

Sign language: spring

Book: Wake Up, It’s Spring! by Lisa Campbell Ernst

wake up its spring

Flannel: There’s something in my garden

Song: “It is Springtime” – Junior Jukebox: Four Seasons

Book: When Spring Comes by Kevin Henkes, illustrated by Laura Dronzek

when spring comes

Song: “It’s raining/Itsy-bitsy spider medley” – Music for Little People: 101 Toddler Favorites

Song: “Won’t you plant your seeds with care” – Kathy Reid-Naiman: Say Hello to the Morning

Book: Spring by Ailie Busby

spring

Song: “Quiet as a Mouse” – Laura Doherty: Shining Like a Star

Song: “Icky Sticky Bubble Gum” – David Landau: Kids and Kitties

Closing song

Craft: tissue paper spring blossoms

spring blossoms

Birds – Everybody Story Time

Opening Song

Book: Have You Heard the Nesting Bird? by Rita Gray, illustrated by Kenard Pak

haveyouheardthenestingbird

Song: “If I was a Bird” — Old Town School of Folk Music: Wiggleworms Love You

Puppet: Bird puppet lands on different body parts.

Book: Peck, Peck, Peck by Lucy Cousins

peck peck peck

Action Rhyme: “Little Birds”
Little birds, little birds, jump up and down
Little birds, little birds, don’t make a sound
Little birds, little birds, tip-toe to me
Little birds, little birds, bend your knees
Little birds, little birds, peep, peep, peep
Little birds, little birds, sleep, sleep, sleep
Little birds, little birds, fly to the leaves
Little birds, little birds, sit down please

Book: Early Bird by Toni Yuly

earlybird

Rhyme: Two little blackbirds sitting on a hill
One named Jack and one named Jill.
Fly away, Jack! And fly away, Jill!
Come back, Jack! And come back, Jill!
Two little blackbirds sitting on a cloud
One named Soft and one named LOUD . . .
Two little blackbirds flying in the sky
One named Low and one named High. . .
Two little blackbirds sitting on a stick
One named Slow and one named Quick. . .

Book: Night Owl by Toni Yuly

night owl

Closing Rhyme

Craft:

Bird